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 Joseph Robinson

Joseph Robinson

Death 18 Dec 1917 (aged 70)
Burial Fort Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Plot Section D, site 1296-D
Memorial ID 12024 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Ireland, he served as a First Sergeant in Company D, 3rd U.S. Cavalry. At Rosebud River, Montana, June 17, 1876, First Sergeant Robinson's detachment was attacked by a group of hostile Indians. While in charge of his troopers on the line under heavy fire, with proper judgment and great coolness, he brought up the lead horses at a critical moment. For gallantry in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on January 23, 1880.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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Medal of Honor, Sergeant, Company D, 3 U.S. Cavalry, Indian Wars




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